Constructing the future

Posted on February 4th, 2016

Last year Perth and Kinross council launched a new programme of upgrades and improvements to their schools in an effort to modernise them and create “high-quality learning and teaching environment for pupils and staff.” As part of this project the … Continue reading

Our Energy Future

Posted on January 28th, 2016

Last week the Scottish Green Party stated that Scotland should move away from an “over-reliance on fossil fuels” and fully commit to develop and future energy plan based on renewables. Debating at Holyrood as global oil prices continue to fall, … Continue reading

Diversity in Renewables

Posted on January 21st, 2016

Scottish Renewables have launched a new manifesto for 2016 which it is hoping will be adopted by political parties ahead of this year’s Holyrood election. Policies within the manifesto Scottish Renewables wish the next Scottish Government to adopt include aiding … Continue reading

Scotland’s Renewable Winter

Posted on January 14th, 2016

Renewable Energy in Scotland has so far experienced a positive winter in Scotland. This week WWF Scotland released new figures stating the 2015 was a great year for renewable energy in the country. This was due to renewable energy proving … Continue reading

The Paris Climate Deal

Posted on December 17th, 2015

Last weekend ministers and representatives from nearly 200 countries came to what has been hailed as an historic agreement to tackle climate change and deliver a net zero carbon emission this century. The agreement which was approved by all 195 … Continue reading

The Future of Eco-Housing

Posted on December 10th, 2015

WWF Scotland have confirmed that strong winds in Scotland this November has increased electricity generation from wind turbines by more than 40%, producing enough electricity to supply all domestic properties in the country. It also meant that November was the … Continue reading

Coal use reduction in energy generation

Posted on December 7th, 2015

A new report from the Department of Energy and Climate Change published last week has shown that electricity generation by the UK’s major power producers using coal and gas has fallen by 13% compared to the same period (July to … Continue reading

Our Renewable Energy Targets

Posted on November 19th, 2015

Research by industry group Scottish Renewables has revealed that unless support for renewable energy continues the country will fail to achieve its target of producing 100% of electricity from renewable sources by 2020. The research showed that electricity demand in … Continue reading